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The Information Society Project (ISP) at Yale Law School is an intellectual center that explores the implications of the Internet and new information technologies for law and society. The ISP is guided by the values of democracy, development, and civil liberties. Our work includes copyright, media law and policy, transparency, and privacy.

Upcoming Events

FAIA: Vivek Mohan

Date: 
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 12:00pm

"Privacy and Cybersecurity:  Legal Issues In Private Practice" 

Vivek is Privacy Counsel at Apple Inc., where he is responsible for privacy and security issues associated with Apple's products, services, and corporate infrastructure.  Vivek joined Apple from the Privacy, Data Security, and Information Law group at Sidley Austin LLP, where he counseled clients in the technology, telecommunications, healthcare, and financial services sectors.  Vivek is the co-editor and author of the PLI treatise "Cybersecurity: A Practical Guide to the Law of Cyber Risk," published in September 2015. 

Visual Law Project: Documenting Human Rights Violations

Date: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 12:00pm

This lecture will provide an overview of how three human rights organizations use video—Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and WITNESS. The talk will emphasize video advocacy for legal audiences, providing examples from screenings in front of the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court and the UN Commission of Inquiry.